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Care Connection Webinar: Empowering Your Loved One Through Dementia-Friendly Home Design

Dementia-friendly design helps empower your client or loved one. When a home incorporates the design elements of someone's changing needs, the person's risk of falling is reduced, memory is aided, and the client or loved one has more freedom to use his/her own abilities.  Kelly Gilligan and Nettie Harper, co-founders of Inspired Memory Care Inc., will […]

Educating America Tour: Denver, CO

Fritz Knoebel Events, University of Denver 2044 E. Evans Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States

Location: Fritz Knoebel Event Center, University of Denver 2044 E. Evans AveDenver, Colorado 80208United States *Doors open at 9am for continental breakfast & memory screenings* *All events are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please do not register if you cannot attend IN-PERSON* OUR SPEAKERS CONFERENCE AGENDA 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM MT Continental Breakfast and Memory Screenings available […]

Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication– A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

General Course LIVE Interactive Webinar This LIVE interactive Webinar workshop will aim to highlight the importance of understanding the impact dementia and related illness has on a person's ability to communicate. As a result, care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals […]

Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Dementia Care

FREE CE Workshop! 2 CE credits for licensed social workers, certified case managers, and other professions accepting social work CE credits, including New Jersey.   Location: The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights 21 Clark St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Decades of social movements organized around the acceptance and human rights of LGBTQ+ persons began as a response […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Managing Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Approximately 90 percent of all individuals living with a dementia-related illness will experience neuropsychiatric symptoms at some point during the progression of their illness. This episode will explain the different types of neuropsychiatric symptoms, how they affect individuals living with dementia, current treatment options, and research efforts into new treatment methods. Episode guest: Jeremy Koppel, […]

Care Connection Webinar: Addressing Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

About 90% of people with dementia will experience behavioral & psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) sometime over the course of their illness. BPSD can be distressing to the person and their caregivers, can affect a person's ability to live independently, and can be dangerous. We will discuss how to assess BPSD and how to manage […]

Educating America Tour: Seattle, WA

Location: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle 1101 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 *Doors open at 9am for continental breakfast & memory screenings* *All events are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please do not register if you cannot attend IN-PERSON* OUR SPEAKERS CONFERENCE AGENDA 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT Continental Breakfast and Memory Screenings available 10:00 AM […]

Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community in Dementia Care – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

Social and Cultural Competence Course LIVE Interactive Webinar In American society, LGBTQIA+ individuals have been marginalized and discriminated against, thus increasing the vulnerability and susceptibility of morbidity and mortality. In this LIVE interactive workshop, we will learn about the important intersection between dementia and the LGBTQIA community. In this general course, we aim to learn […]

Webinar: The Intersection of Juneteenth, Alzheimer’s and Racial Trauma

This presentation will cover how health disparities and racial traumatic stress affect the brain and can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Attendees will develop an understanding of the disproportionate health outcomes that occur in Black Americans due to cumulative intergenerational trauma. The presentation aims to increase awareness of Juneteenth and its historical relevance. In […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Helping Caregivers Address Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Agitation, psychosis and other neuropsychiatric symptoms are among the most challenging behaviors for family members caring for a loved one with dementia to address. This episode will explain what family caregivers need to know about these symptoms, what they should do when their loved start exhibiting these behaviors, and steps they can take to address […]